15 episodes

A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.

Leading Change: The Technology in Schools Podcast Kate Arnott

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A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.

    Episode 14: Measuring the Impact of Coding

    Episode 14: Measuring the Impact of Coding

    We meet two schools in the United States that are involved in some exciting research on coding. Join Dr Doreatha White - Principal of Berkley Campostella Early Childhood Centre in Norfolk, Virginia and Dr Michelle Schmitz - Principal of EPiC Elementary in Liberty, Missouri as they take you on a fascinating journey about how the coding curriculum is developed at their schools and how they are measuring the impact of it. We also hear from EPiC's Blended Learning Coach Susan Maynor & second grade teacher Christine Torres.

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    Episode 13: Implementing the Digitech Curriculum

    Episode 13: Implementing the Digitech Curriculum

    For the first time in a long, a new subject area has been added to the Australian curriculum. The Digital Technologies Curriculum will become compulsory in all Australian schools by 2020. So exactly was is it, how can teachers implement it and apply it to the context of their school?  We get some expert advice from Head of Innovation at Oakleigh State School in Queensland, Nicola Flanagan and Director of Learning Technologies at Corpus Christi College in Western Australia, Daniel Budd. https://leadingchangepodcast.org/

    Episode 12: Supporting creativity

    Episode 12: Supporting creativity

    Some great ideas to support teachers to infuse creativity into their classrooms everyday. We bring you more from learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood & art teacher Brittany Morgan. Learn about 'Appy Hour' & 'Pub PD' as well how to develop creative communities. Then we head to Bertram Primary School in Perth, Western Australia which supports staff to teach creativity through a school-based iPad Coaching Program. Bertram's I-C-T coordinator Angela Laverty explains the program and shares the benefits of it. To discover more about Shaun, Brittany & Bertram Primary School visit https://leadingchangepodcast.org/news

    Episode 11: Unleashing creativity

    Episode 11: Unleashing creativity

    Fostering creativity in students is one of the most important roles of an educator. But how do you embrace creativity in the classroom every day and give kids the skills to become the next generation of innovators, artist and creators? Learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood and art teacher Brittany Morgan share their ideas and we head to the United States for the first time to visit Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 in New Jersey, where principal Ted Panagopoulos explains how creativity is nurtured there. If you have a moment, we'd be really grateful if you could rate us on iTunes. For information on the guests in this episode please visit our website https://leadingchangepodcast.org/

    Episode 10: Preserving language

    Episode 10: Preserving language

    Sister Tess Ward is a remarkable nun, teacher and linguist who has dedicated her life to preserving indigenous languages. Armed with a wonderful sense of humour and passion for her work, join Sister Tess as she shares her journey 'From Jelly Pad to iPad'. To date, she's published more than 200 iBooks in indigenous languages and all up has spent more than 14 years teaching students in the remote community of Wadeye on the top of Australia's Northern Territory.

    Special thanks

    Special thanks

    A big thanks to everyone who shared their fantastic and inspirational stories with us in 2017. Leading Change: The Technology in Schools podcast will be back in a few months with more episodes and a whole bunch of new leaders to meet, so make sure you stay subscribed. If you’ve got a moment, we’d be really grateful if you could leave a rating and review in iTunes.

    If you’ve got some great stories to tell about technology in schools, let us know by emailing leading.change@icloud.com.

    You can find more information and news about the podcast on our website leadingchangepodcast.org.
    You can also follow us on Facebook & Instagram @leadingchangepodcast and on Twitter @leadchangepod.

Customer Reviews

Flynnyo Maximo ,

Gold!

These stories are inspirational and engaging. Keep them coming!

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So much is possible

Love listening to what is possible in schools. Great quality podcast and inspiring stories.

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